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Blackie the Pirate (1971)

Il corsaro nero (original title)
Rivaling Pirates and Spanish gold are the ingredients for this story. Blackie the pirate is the one who first hears from this shipment of gold when he encounters "Don" Pedro. He thinks of a... See full summary »

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Lorenzo Gicca Palli (as Vincent Thomas)

Writer:

Lorenzo Gicca Palli (as Enzo Gicca)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Terence Hill ... Blackie
Silvia Monti ... Isabel
George Martin George Martin ... Pedro
Diana Lorys ... Manuela
Mónica Randall ... Carmen (as Monica Randall)
Sal Borgese ... Martin
Pasquale Basile Pasquale Basile ... Stiller (as Pat Basil)
Fernando Bilbao Fernando Bilbao ... Moko (as Ferdinando Bilbao)
Bud Spencer ... Skull
Aldo Cecconi Aldo Cecconi ... Recruiter
Paolo Magalotti Paolo Magalotti ... Alonso
Gustavo Re ... Noble
Luciano Pigozzi ... Montbarque (as Alan Collins)
Carlo Reali Carlo Reali ... DeLussac
Edmund Purdom ... Viceroy
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Storyline

Rivaling Pirates and Spanish gold are the ingredients for this story. Blackie the pirate is the one who first hears from this shipment of gold when he encounters "Don" Pedro. He thinks of a plan to find this ship and its gold. His counter player is the vice roy of the Spanish kolony. When they visit one of the pirate settlements, they find three other pirate captains over there. One of them sells goods and prisoners from his latest capture. Don Pedro recognizes the wife of the vice roy, and Blackie buys her. However, one of the pirate captains, Skull, knows also who she is, and tries to make a deal. Blackie refuses, and Skull makes a deal with the other two pirate captains to plot against Blackie. Written by Ørnås

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Country:

Italy | Spain

Language:

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Release Date:

12 March 1971 (Italy) See more »

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The Viceroy: ...if the young man chooses to be difficult, there are methods other than the whip to loosen his tongue.
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Orza Qui Poggia Li
by Gino Peguri and Paolo Ferrara (as Peguri - Ferrara)
Sung by Paolo Ferrara
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Not as bad as I remembered it
2 April 2018 | by richardjp-17225See all my reviews

When I first watched this one in 1987, I of course expected a comedy with both Hill and Spencer as the main characters, getting up to their usual hyjinx. I was to be bitterly disappointed. Instead I got a serious drama/action movie, which was more of a Terence Hill on his own type of movie. Bud had a much smaller role and for large parts was absent. This is probably why many lists do not include Blackie on them when it comes to listing Spencer/Hill movies.

Viewing this for a second time 30 years later, my expectations were nowhere near as high and I actually found out it wasn't as bad as I remembered. It was well filmed and although a little formulaic, had some entertaining stuff.

Hill plays a gentlemanly honourable pirate, while Bud plays a rival one. It seemed Bud's voiceover was his usual, but for Terence it was someone new.


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